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The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

 

 

CONTENTS

Sections

Particulars

 

   

1

Short title, extent, commencement and application.

2

Definitions.

3

Act not in derogation of any other law.

4

The central consumer protection council.

5

Procedure for meetings of the central council.

6

Objects of the central council.

7

The state consumer protection councils.

8

Objects of the state council.

8A

The District Consumer Protection Council.

8B

Objects of the District Council

9

Establishment of consumer disputes redressed agencies.

10

Composition of the district forum.

11

Jurisdiction of the district forum.

12

Manner in which complaint shall be made.

13

Procedure on receipt of complaint.

14

Finding of the district forum.

15

Appeal

16

Composition of the state commission.

17

Jurisdiction of the state commission.

17A

Transfer of cases

17B

Circuit Benches

18

Procedure applicable to state commissions.

18A

Vacancy in the office of the president.

19

Appeals.

19A

Hearing of appeal

20

Composition of the national commission.

21

Jurisdiction of the National commission.

22

Power of and procedure applicable to the national commission

22A

Power to set aside ex parte orders

22B

Transfer of cases

22C

Circuit Benches

22D

Vacancy in the office of President

23

Appeal.

24

Finality of orders.

24A

Limitation Period.

24B

Administrative Control

25

Enforcement of orders by the forum, the state commission or the National

26

Dismissal of frivolous or vexatious complaints.

27

Penalties.

27A

Appeal against order passed under section 27

28

Protection of Action taken in good faith.

28A

Service of notice, etc.

29

Power to remove difficulties.

29A

Vacancies or defects in appointment not to invalidate orders.

30

Power to make rules.

30A

Power of the National Commission to make regulations

31

Laying of rules.

 

 

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